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Local history captured in video series

Ethan McCormick, a Howick 175 anniversary ambassador last year, has produced a four-part video series exploring the history of east Auckland which is designed...

The Big 175 Week is here!

By Rev Dr Richard Waugh 175 years ago this coming week, our Howick/East Auckland community had its settler beginnings with the arrival of the...

Chairman’s report – we’ve got 24 days to go!

After much preparation, the highlight times for our Howick 175 anniversary are fast approaching. An amazing amount of voluntary work has been done by many...

Knowles first with the news

Gerald Hinton Knowles arrived in New Zealand with his wife Rosina in 1913 on the ship Ballarat. Almost 40 years later he would start Howick's...

Commemorative flags flying

Visitors to Howick Village will spot flags flying proudly attached to light poles along Picton Street. They’ve been hoisted into position as part of the...

How we celebrate in Howick

A tradition of reunions By Marin Burgess In the 175 years since the Fencible families arrived at Owairoa beach and built the village of Howick,...

Historian’s legacy on video

The Howick & Districts Historical Society has sponsored a series of videos by Howick Historian Alan La Roche in recognition of his expertise and...

Old friends come together for cancer

An auction of the original artwork of the Stockade Hill mural is raising funds for the Cancer Society. It brings together two old mates...

History buffs seize chance to meet author

Dozens of people turned out to have copies of a book detailing the history of the local community signed. The book, entitled Owairoa to Howick,...

La Roche book signing

Revered Howick Historian and author Alan La Roche will be available to sign his book, Owairoa to Howick, outside Poppies Bookshop on Saturday from...